Skinning
Skin Skin, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Skinned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Skinning}.] 1. To strip off the skin or hide of; to flay; to peel; as, to skin an animal. [1913 Webster]

2. To cover with skin, or as with skin; hence, to cover superficially. [1913 Webster]

It will but skin and film the ulcerous place. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

3. To strip of money or property; to cheat. [Slang] [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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